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Major Works

Major Works: Forthcoming Human Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 30 forthcoming major works in the subject of Human Geography — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge works in Environmental Assessment. International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. The...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Behavioral Problems in Geography Revisited

    Edited by Kevin R Cox, Reginald Golledge

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    This collection of papers, originally published in 1981, reviews and evaluates past and possible future advances in a field of central importance to human geography: behavioral geography. The book includes critical studies which show how the approach has contributed substantially to work within...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    Originally published between 1972 and 1996 the 19 diverse volumes in this set cover key areas of human geography such as: transport, development, health, defence, the media, recreation & leisure, politics, poverty and wealth. Written by international authors including Jacquelin Burgess, John...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Geography of Health Services in Britain.

    By Robin Haynes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    This book is about geographical variation in the organisation, provision and use of health services in Britain. Its main theme is that neither the quantity nor the quality of health care provided by the National Health Service (NHS) is uniform from place to place. Chapters discuss and evaluate:...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Institutions and Geographical Patterns

    By Robin Flowerdew

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    An increasing amount of work in many aspects of human geography is concerned with the effects caused by different types of institutions. Included in this book, originally published in 1982, is material from Britain, Ameican and Europe and it is shown that differences in institutional powers in...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Geography of Western Europe

    A Socio-Economic Study

    By Paul L Knox

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Geography of Sea Transport

    By Alastair Couper

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    This book, originally published in 1972, discusses the impact of technological change in sea transport on trade links, shipping routes and economic activities. A brief historical perspective illustrates the vital role of the sea transport in the ancient and medieval worlds and the influence of...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Geography and Political Power

    The Geography of Nations and States

    By Peter M. Slowe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

    Focusing on the relationship between geography and power, this book, originally published in 1990, isolates five sources of political power – might, right, nationhood, legality and legitimacy – and demonstrtes the centrality of geography to the argument of each case. The author stresses the...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge